WAUKESHA , acity and the
See also:county-seat of Waukesha county, Wisconsin, U.S.A., about 19 M . W. of
See also:Milwaukee on the Little
See also:river . Pop . (1890) 6321; (1900) 7419, including 1408
See also:born; (1905 state
See also:census) 6049; (1910) 8740 . Waukesha is served by the Minneapolis, St Paul & Sault Ste
See also:Marie, the Chicago &
See also:North-Western and the Chicago, Milwaukee & St Paul
See also:railways, and by interurban electric railways connecting it with Milwaukee,
See also:Oconomowoc and Madison . The medicinal
See also:mineral springs (Bethesda,
See also:Rock, &c.) are widely known . Among the public buildings are the county
See also:house and the public library . Waukesha is the seat of the State
See also:Industrial School for Boys (established as a house of
See also:refuge in 186o) and of Carroll
See also:College (Presbyterian, co-educational, 1846) . Waukesha was first settled in 1834, was named Prairieville in 1839, was incorporated as a
See also:village under its
See also:present name (said to be a Pottawatomi word meaning " fox ") in 1852, and chartered as a city in 1896 . In 1851 the first railway in the state was completed between Milwaukee and Waukesha, but the village remained only a farming community until the exploitation of the mineral springs was begun about 1868 . About 15 M . S. of Waukesha, near Mukwonago (pop. in 1gio, 615), in 1844—1845, there was an unsuccessful communistic agricultural settlement, the Utilitarian Association, composed largely of
See also:mechanics led by
See also:Smith, a London bookbinder .
WAURIN (or WAVRIN), JEHAN (or JEAN DE) (d. c. 1474)...
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